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12-15-2006, 08:25 PM
I need to position the nav bar on the gray bottom image. Is that even possible? Any suggestions. The image is located here -http://www.moderntimes.com/tmp/egr.jpg-
12-15-2006, 08:37 PM
Set the gray bottom image as a background for your navigation.
12-15-2006, 09:03 PM
Yes, I tried that here's the CSS for the navcontainer-
padding: 0 0 0 75px;
But it doesn't have any affect?
12-15-2006, 09:11 PM
Its trying to but the width you set is not as wide as the image and the height is also not set to the height of the image. Try this
/* ZDnet Emulation, for horizontal list from http://css.maxdesign.com.au/listamatic/*/
border-top: 1px solid #fff;
border-bottom: 1px solid #000
list-style: none outside none;
padding: 10px 0 0 0;
12-15-2006, 11:31 PM
Hi Aero, now I can get the nav bar over the bottom image, but I can't seem to get the nav bar centered, the development page is here
12-15-2006, 11:53 PM
Thats because you floated your lis. Do you really need that drop down stuff? If so then you'll have to read this
12-16-2006, 12:11 AM
If I eliminate the drop down stuff, how can I position it? I hate to keep bothering you, but as I look at my various books, and the stuff on the net, I just get more confused, so thanks so much for what you have given me.
12-16-2006, 12:24 AM
If you eliminate the drop down stuff you can make your li display:inline instead of float:left; then use text-align:center; on the ul which will center the links.
12-16-2006, 12:51 AM
Okay Aero that seems to work properly. I really do appreciate your help. I just wonder if I will ever really understand CSS? I just don't want to go back to tables. Thanks.
12-16-2006, 01:07 AM
It takes time. Its taken me 6 years to get where I'm at now. Things that help are taking a tabled layout and trying to convert it to a layout without tables. The more you do the better you get at it. Eventually things become repetitive.
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